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Gimbals Restaurant

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European, British, Contemporary
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76 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax HX6 2AF, England
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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West Yorkshire
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103 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Gimbals on Tuesday evening with 3 friends to celebrate me and my best friend's significant birthday. Have visited numerous times before and although the restaurant is only small, I find the food and service to be always excellent as well as the restaurant having a good value midweek menu which changes often. The surroundings of the restaurant are welcoming... More 

Thank DizzyBlonde23
Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Top food and lovely people here.. Varied menu which is of the best quality in town. This restaurant would stand up against any..

Thank foodpornexpert
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a lovely friendly restaurant with beautiful presented tasty food and great cocktails. Love the decor and feel of Gimbals. Found it hard to choose what to try as everything sounded scrummy and the tasting menu looked great too. Will definitely have to come back to sample more of your great food. A nice treat for my mums birthday. Thank... More 

Thank 13COL13
Halifax, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love Gimbals! It's totally random the food is excellent and exciting. The drinks are fun and funky! From the giant seashell in the ladies to the beetle spiral or the candles on the stairway. It's like having dinner down the rabbit hole in Alice in Wonderland! Wonderful!

Thank 65degree-angle
Halifax, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Need to book! Arrived to a lovely warm welcome and asked which cocktail we wanted (uncluded in the price). We then were presented with a menu to show us tonight's dishes. Some of the dishes had cheese or chocolate and so I explained that i couldn't eat cheese and chocolate (migraine sufferer) and were there any other options. They were... More 

Thank Anna L
Halifax, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

I have frequented Gimbals several times over the last 12 months and have always enjoyed it. I took some friends for their first time last week, and we went to the taster evening, well I was not to be disappointed, it was a great success. The food was exceptional, and the staff was a credit to them. Well done Gimbals... More 

Thank Anne H
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant after reading numerous reviews expressing how brilliant they are. Service was slow, waiters were overbearing food wasnt cooked well. I was extremely disappointed i was hoping for a very good evening

Thank hellohi123786
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

The quirky decor and interior is the perfect setting for a cocktail and the incredible food at Gimbals. The five course tasting menu and cocktail are delicious, really well contrived, beautifully cooked and presented food served by polite and courteous staff. Really is a classy place, can't wait to return

Thank Jenniferwoodh
Halifax, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We haven't been to Gimbals for a while but went back last week for an anniversary meal and cannot remember why we stopped going! The atmosphere is lovely - small and intimate, the staff are friendly and attentive but not intrusive and the food is to die for. Every course is unusual but delicious. It is not the cheapest restaurant... More 

Thank Diane B
Newbury, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Quirky interior, great service and delicious food. Six of us went for a celebratory meal and it was just the job, including having a circular table so we could have one conversation.

Thank JessieO111

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $39
European, British, Contemporary
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax HX6 2AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Halifax  >  Sowerby Bridge
  • Phone Number: 01422839329

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?